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For decades, the college-admissions process has been shrouded in mystery. But these days, big data, and a popular college planning tool, are taking much of the guesswork out of applying to college.
Students who use Naviance are more likely to be accepted where they apply—but may be deterred from reaching for highly selective schools.
"Tennessee ACT scores and participation rates are up, with many area school systems comparing favorably to the Class of 2018 statewide ACT average of 20.2 as systems work toward the goal of 21 by 2020."
When people think about college costs, they tend to stop at tuition, but there are more costs — and more tools to help — than many realize.
A panel of education experts share insights into the college affordability crisis and suggest simple steps anyone can take to manage the costs of education.
Hobsons' CEO Kate Cassino recently shared her 5 Leadership Lessons with Thrive Global. See how Kate's leadership expertise has further positioned Hobsons as the leading education technology company.
At a meeting of the State Board of Education, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart today named Collier County Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton the 2017 Lavan Dukes District Data Leader of the Year.
Several local high schools -- and even middle schools -- are taking advantage of a new digital career planning program that helps students map their future. Last month, the Pittsburgh Public School District was the latest to adopt Naviance, an electronic platform that helps students plan their lives beyond high school.
"Dear Gonzales ISD School and Community Family, Happy New Year 2018! We wish you a wonderful year ahead filled with many blessings. Our early days back have been super busy, productive, and enjoyable. Students are working hard on school studies, participating as a member of a team in their organizations or athletic games and engaged in many goal-setting opportunities. Naviance is a wonderful assist in this area as we work to provide effective support for students as they plan the most conducive path of courses toward their career goals."
We're excited to work with our new partners in Pittsburgh Public Schools!
"After Stevenson High School's Class of 2017 received diplomas last spring, approximately 97 percent of the students went on to attend college – with nine out of 10 enrolling in a four-year school, according to a new report."
“Identifying Predictors of Credential Completion Among Beginning Community College Students”, a report published by Hobsons and ACE (second in a four-part series) examines how high school students fare when they enroll in community college directly after high school and what can be done to remove the student success barriers for this specific demographic.
District names this month’s GEM honorees.
Texas High School Feted at 10th Annual Naviance Summer Institute
VP for Research Ellen Wagner talks about how Hobsons' integration of predictive analytics, including the PAR Framework, has provided the education sector with tools to approach a myriad of issues more holistically — from college and career planning, to recruitment and student matching, to admissions, advising, and student success.
The Teays Valley Local School District recently received a $10,000 grant from the Teays Valley Educational Foundation to be used to help purchase the Naviance College and Career Readiness Program, which will be used by all Teays Valley high school and middle school students next school year.
As part of Orange Unified School District’s initiative to graduate college and career-ready students, students begin Career Exploration and Educational Planning in middle school and build on that foundation throughout their four years of high school. To support this College and Career Planning at the secondary level, OUSD has adopted the software program Naviance and can connect each student’s passions to a possible career path and then work with them to create an individual plan to achieve their professional goals fulfilling the District’s mission.
According to Rim of the World Unified School District in California, “Naviance works to encourage students’ interest in college from early on in their high school career and tracks their GPA, high school progress, A-G requirements, and more. In addition, it also has access to hundreds of colleges and universities around the world for students to begin researching.” Rim of the World is expanding their Naviance implementation from High Schools to Middle Schools in school year 2017-2018.
Passaic Valley High School (PVHS) is one of the first in the state to utilize an online college application program which offers research and matching tools, course planning, career assessment, and personality tests and surveys.
Hobsons, which focuses on college and career readiness, admissions, and student success, has launched a new digital course designed to help high school students develop critical skills necessary for entry-level jobs, and prepare for the ACT WorkKeys®.
If you're applying to a bunch of schools, the bill can add up fast. Here's how you can cut it down to size. Today’s college-bound high school students are filing far more applications than their parents did. Surveys find that about a third of high school seniors apply to at least seven colleges, and it’s not unheard-of for some to apply to 20 or more.
Study Finds Increasing Number of High Schools Are Using Individual Learning Plans to Prepare Student
A study from The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and edtech company Hobsons has found that many high schools are increasingly using individual learning plans (IPLs) to prepare students for college and career, but could use more training and support when it comes to implementation.
The Burlington High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony held June 2015 included 156 scholarship programs and two award programs for graduating seniors that totaled more than $300,000. There were approximately 280 students that graduated in this class.
Across the nation, dropout rates are improving. According to the U.S. Department of Education, more students are graduating than ever.
Beginning this year, low-income students and those that would be the first from their families to go to college in high schools across Los Angeles will have access to an online college and career planning tool at a time when post-secondary counselors are scarce.
Since opening its high school doors in 2012, Hill-Freedman World Academy continues to be the cutting-edge of education, featuring gifted support and numerous enrichment opportunities for its students.
Hobsons has launched Naviance Test Prep, a new online learning platform that is intended to make test prep engaging and personalized for students.
If you catch a conversation between high school students, at some point you are most likely to hear them discussing the future — careers, family and, of course, college preparation. Whether it is choosing the right courses, preparing applications, taking campus tours or having the interview, the inevitability of college is on the forefront. Even in middle school, academic rigor and attention to work ethic are part of everyday conversation that links them to college readiness. But how early is too early to talk about college?
Students who will be seniors in the upcoming school year have a tough act to follow in terms of scholarship offers, as those who graduated in June set a new record for county public school students.
Hobsons has introduced a game-based learning platform designed to personalize test preparation for students. Dubbed Naviance Test Prep, the new tool "uses game-based mechanics to deliver content from leading publishers, including McGraw Hill, Allen Prep, Cengage Learning, and MasteryPrep," according to a news release.